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Old November 18, 2010, 04:04 PM
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HDD cage removed





And all nekkid! Not surprisingly even stripped this has more integrity than likely every Lian Li I've used completely stock. Silverstone sure knows how to make a good aluminum frame.


One issue I didn't think of before stripping it down was the fact that I have no way to hold the 5.25" bay covers in place. I've been told that the Cosmos mesh covers will fit in place, but unfortunately the ones I have from my Stacker do not. I am thinking I may as well just throw an acrylic window in there. Could look pimp I guess.
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This guy did it.
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Old November 18, 2010, 04:51 PM
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Ya I've been talking to him. He is the one who used the Cosmos drive bay covers. I don't want mine to be as ghetto as his though.
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Knowing your builds, I know you can do much better than what can be seen in those pics.
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Been toying with the idea of going with a SR-2 build for awhile... just can't get my head around the cost of 2x hexacore cpu's. Buying those new definetly out of my budget range for now.

What's with the wires hanging in front of the coolers?
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Old November 18, 2010, 05:15 PM
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Been toying with the idea of going with a SR-2 build for awhile... just can't get my head around the cost of 2x hexacore cpu's. Buying those new definetly out of my budget range for now.

What's with the wires hanging in front of the coolers?
I think he did it to reduce the weight put on the motherboard from the coolers.

And if you are serious about an SR-2 take a look at the thread here in the folding@home section.
In search of PPD, what option you choose?

There are quit a few good deals for 6 cores on ebay. You can grab them for about $500 a piece. Which is still pricey but it sure beats the $1000+ you normally would pay.
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I think he did it to reduce the weight put on the motherboard from the coolers.

And if you are serious about an SR-2 take a look at the thread here in the folding@home section.
In search of PPD, what option you choose?

There are quit a few good deals for 6 cores on ebay. You can grab them for about $500 a piece. Which is still pricey but it sure beats the $1000+ you normally would pay.
Actually I've read through your thread a couple times trying to get a handle on which chips to look for, bang for buck ppd/$ etc. I have no problem buying used, but ebay makes me a little nervous
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We are two taht bought L5639 - I am currently stressing one at 3.750 while I type this. My mobo is asus sabertooth.
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I have decided that I do not like working w/ acrylic. Without a table saw it is just too damned hard to get a nice straight cut. I spent a good 3 hours trying to cut a couple of windows. And neither of them is close to being perfect. Although it will have to do.

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I think it looks nice. When is the boardcoming to you ?
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